Water main replacement in McCoombe Street

  • Type of work: Water Supply Works
  • Suburb: Bungalow
  • Work period (anticipated): 06/07/2020 to 30/08/2020
  • Description: Water main replacement along McCoombe Street (between Mulgrave Road and Cava Close), Cairns.
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Traffic Control
  • Location: McCoombe Street (between Mulgrave Rd & Cava Cl)
  • Status: Open

As part of Council’s ongoing water service improvement program, a water main is being replaced along McCoombe Street (between Mulgrave Road and Cava Close) in Bungalow.

Works will commence from 6 July 2020 and are expected to be completed by the end of August, subject to favourable weather conditions. The works will be completed in 2 sections starting at Cava Close and moving north toward Mulgrave Road. The verge on the both side of McCoombe Street will be occupied during these works.

Construction noise and some dust associated with the work may be experienced during working hours but will be kept to a minimum where possible. Traffic management will be in place where construction activities affect vehicle and/or pedestrian movements. There may be some disruption to water services during this time however directly affected residents and businesses will be advised.

Working hours will typically be between 7am and 4pm Monday to Friday, and 7am to 1pm on Saturday. Should any after-hours work be required, it will be undertaken on an “as needed” basis.

Council appreciates your patience and cooperation during this time.

Should you require further information in regards to the above work please contact Cairns Regional Council’s Customer Service Centre on 1300 69 22 47.

Last updated: 14 July 2020